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Pomodoro Pasta on penne noodles with burrata in center.
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Penne Pomodoro with Burrata

Quick and simple, Penne Pomodoro with Burrata is a meal the whole famiy adores. We love eating this with crusty baguette and blanched broccoli.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Pasta Pomodoro, Penne Pomodoro
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 386kcal
Author Heather

Ingredients

For the Pasta

  • 1 lb penne pasta
  • 5-6 quarts water
  • 1/3 cup sea salt

For the Pomodoro Sauce

  • 1 med brown onion *diced, about 1 cup
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic *about 4-6 garlic cloves
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil *divided
  • 1 28 oz can whole San Marazano tomatoes *roughy chopped with juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh oregano *roughly chopped
  • 3 springs fresh basil *roughly chopped or torn, about 1/2 cup
  • salt & pepper *to taste
  • 2 8oz Burrata balls

Instructions

For the Pasta

  • Bring a large pot of water to boil. Once boiling, add in salt and pasta. Cook to al dente following instructions on package making sure to stir occassionally. Drain and set aside.

For the Pomodoro Sauce

  • Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan over medium high heat. Add 2 tbsp oil and sauté onions until softened, about 3 mins. Add in garlic and continue sautéing until onions reach semi-translucent stage, about another 2 mins.
  • Raise heat to high and stir in chopped San Marazano tomatoes along with juice. Sprinkle in salt and pepper. Stirring frequently, cook until tomaotes have softened, about 7-8 mins. Within the last few minutes of simmering add in last 2 tbsp of olive oil and fresh herbs.
    Take off heat and stir in pasta. Add burrata. Serve desired amount of cheese per portion.

Notes

*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible. 

Nutrition

Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 6334mg | Potassium: 256mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 94IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 3mg